Brian Dempster

From splitting and cutting cassette tapes in his teenage years, so he could make mixes of High Energy music for his friends. Brian Dempster has been involved in the dance scene for over 30 years. Add in an MCing residency at Zen, Dalkeith in the early 1990’s , where he would rub shoulders with dance legends like Carl Cox and Tall Paul. It wasn’t long before he took the decks himself, doing various gigs in and around Midlothian. Then eventually moving into Edinburgh’s underground club scene, with residencies and guest appearances spanning over 15 years.

His 'Dance Beats Lock In' show has now been airing for over three and a half years, which covers all genres of dance music. Including, Old School Rave, Upfront House, Upfront Trance, Classic House Cuts, Drum n Bass, Dance Anthems, Funky Breaks, Psytrance, Techno and listeners requests.

He also encourages local dance DJ’s/ Producers to send in their mixes and work for airing. This has resulted in local talent releasing records and topping dance charts. If you would like any dance tracks considered, please contact Brian at brian.dempster@blackdiamondfm.com